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environment go in with the right knowledge and the right attitude and you can see the tactical unit at the bottom there and the crisis response civil military operations center that was there to provide the command and control of those tactical units responding on the military side, this provided a perfect environment and opportunity for them to be able to interact with the civilian partners and provide the most appropriate response and understanding. very complex and again i just want to reiterate that the military, we know when we're responding in this type of environment that we're not coming in with the heavy capability and saying don't worry, we're here to help you and take over, we're here to complement and support you with the appropriate ways that you request our needs. the next few slides that i'm going to go over here shows some of the military capability and how some of those responses that we did during this exercise can also be applied at home in a domestic environment such as a response to maybe an earthquake here in san francisco. so the first part up there, you see
trading environment which the soldiers and police entering the service -- to give them some capacity initially to read and write and to make their numbers at first grade level -- havey over half of the asnf the capacity to read in the first grade level. to continue to emphasize the continued learning of the afghan soldiers and police threw up a period of time of their enlistment. this becomes not just an initiative which is useful for military and police operations, it is an initiative that has the potential to change society in many suspects -- in many respects. this has the potential for some pretty dramatic change. >> across the country i think there were other important outcomes of where we found the asnf in 2011 to where we are today. the securing of large segments of the population -- you wrote about it with michelle in a very good piece with respect to what you discovered. i travel inis when my battlefield circulation during the final months in afghanistan i tended to visit more of the afghan forces that our forces. i wanted to see how they were doing, how their command in con
. what we took away from that was he was speaking about the protection of the environment. he said when men fail in this responsibility, that leads to destruction and hearts become hard. it is not just concern us as in the catholics, it concerns everybody. the protection of the whole of creation, the beauty of creation, it he hearkened back to st. francis of assisi. he said for all those who have responsibility, and we take that to mean the kings and the sovereigns and the heads of state assembled in front of him here at st. peter's, then it is important that they are the protectors of creation. joining me to discuss some of those teams is a former italian senator. you followed -- we followed together this mass very closely. looking at those themes, what do you think the pope was trying to say? his message was quite explicit. >> it was his number one policy issue number environment, which was very striking. because he chose to say so repeatedly. then the taking care. arertheme was joseph, the of his time. it was also a very conciliatory approach. he said this applies beyond christianity
we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ >>> let me finish with a circular firing squad assembled in the republican party. the party began in the years heading up to the civil war. you had the whig party, the abolitionists. the whigs were the politics ready to make practical political decisions. in 1860, they all got together behind abraham lincoln. i wonder if they do it again in 2016 in the party's still split in two. the establishment types, they like holding office and are willing to bend a little to get power. the abolitionists are on principle. as for gay marriage, they'd just as soon there not be in gays, period. they're not about to let them have wedding rings and all other parts of straight life. the karl rove winning elections and the abolitionists wing are in for a prolonged situation. 2014 will be tough, but once these two gangs, the palin and rove crowds, have to meet again in 2016, it's not going to be pretty
with the government and a very war hawkish administration seemed to be anti-american. so in that environment, the voices that were speaking out against this war, but in that environment, those voices could be muffled and people were being painted as being anti-american because they were pro peace. >> right. mrs. walsh, we saw what donald rumsfeld said on twitter. we saw dick cheney say he would do it all over again and not acknowledge any mistakes. >> the main fault -- i don't spend a lot of time thinking about my faults i guess would be the answer. >> no kind of political introspection there. but will history let these men off the hook for what they did? >> no, they're going down in history for a horrible, terrible war. i was going to say a lapse of judgment, but it was not a lapse of judgment. it was a deliberate act. they cooked the evidence. they browbeat people. they would karl rove as their political hench men. the vote was scheduled on the eve of the elections deliberately. i don't want to let democrats off the hook. 29 senate democrats voted to authorize the use of force. some apolog
for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ >> get ready for a big western style showdown, a sheriff takes on a governor in about 12 hours, the governor of colorado will sign new gun control legislation, but a sheriff in one colorado county is refusing to enforce the new laws. wells county sheriff john cook joins us, good evening, sheriff. >> good evening, greta, thank you for having me on. >> greta: thanks for being here. i understand the new law falls into two categories, background checks and magazines. why have you decided not to enforce the new law? >> for several reasons, but first, i'm sorry to see tomorrow come because we're going to throw away 150 years of tradition in the state of colorado. i feel sorry for our citizens, once the governor signs the bills. but i'm opposed to them because first off, it's a violation, infringement on our constitutional rights, not only the u.s. c
and in the near earth environment. our ability to understand the system is of growing importance to our nation's economy and national security. the electric power industry is susceptible to geomagnetic light induced currents which can overload unprotected power grids and result in widespread power outages. in the spacecraft industry, intense geomagnetic storms have the capacity to disrupt normal operation such as satellite communication, and, of course, they pose risks to astronauts in space. in addition, space weather can cause irregular areas in the signals from our very important global positioning systems. the national oceanic and atmospheric administration, or noaa is the official source for space weather prediction for the nation. several of nasa's research satellites have become essential part of our nation's space weather prediction system providing very important data for determined to space weather conditions. one such mission is the advanced composition explorer which sits in the solar wind ahead of the earth providing early warning of incoming solar storms. finally, orbital debris
energy here for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ >> dan: in the capitol of cyprus bank employees faced off on riot police on the controversial to tax bank accounts. >>> here at home. congress is forcing the postal service to continue saturday day delivery. they announced that it would switch in august to five-day service for first class mail in order to save two billion dollars. they lost $16 billion last year. today the house approved what the senate already passed a spending bill that continues the requirement for 6-day mail delivery. it now goes to the president for his signature. >>> walmart stores in san jose will soon be offering a smarter way to shop. they expanding a pilot program called scan and go. it let's customers scan items by using an app on the their smart phone. shoppers can see the running total of their items and use a self-checkout screen when leav
to helman and nimruz province. very complex dynamic environment that we were operating in but before i begin it talk to you about the operational picture, i just want to give you a snapshot of afghanistan. when we got there i want to set the frame here so you understand what we're dealing with. afghanistan ranged 180th out of 1 86 on the world bank list of developed countries. 20 percent of the babies won't reach their first year of life. there is a 44 year life span for your average citizen. it has a less than 20 percent literacy rate and girls in afghanistan will marry by the time they are 15 and will likely birth their second child by the time they are 20. so this is the long-term effects of violence and civil wars within a failed state by every measure. the marines who are currently still in southwest afghanistan, they are surrounded by very conservative culture. in 2010, this is not true now but narco trafficking and helman province alone was the fourth largest trafficker of heroin in the world. the taliban controlled the region and this is the environment that the marines ca
the highway. >> she walked quite a distance in a very, very threatening environment. it is very blackout here and very dark. it is very steep. it is brushy and there is also coyotes in the background. to someone who was raised in a more urban environment as opposed to a rural setting that can be quite intimidating. >> the girl's father died from his injuries, but she escaped from the crash and her trek through the wilderness with a few cuts and bruises. >>> a round of nasty weather forced the cancellation of a professional golf tournament in florida. look how dangerous conditions were with strong wind gusts and even blowing over the large media center. tense moments after it was evacuated. the storm put a damper on tiger woods' golf game. suspending play. woods only got in two holes thus delayed play until tomorrow. the tornado warning was issued, but there are no confirmed sight ings tonight. and for the weather here in the bay area, let's get to leigh glaser who is tracking what is ahead. >> right now live doppler 7hd and we are not picking up any returns at all, but we are starting to see
in that environment. in fact, the plaintiff, the proponents' expert, mr. blankenhorn, testified that the children in those relationships would be better off. that we would be a better country, we would be closer to the american ideal, if same-sex marriage were permitted. now, it's easy to say those things. that you have to have, you have a better situation where a child is in, with a, with a mother and a father, but allowing, the other problem with that is that the, the remedy doesn't fit the so-called problem. in other words, restricting marriage to people of opposite sex doesn't mean that there won't be people in same-sex marriages. that california permits that. and the court, there is something like 37,000 children in same-sex households in california today. there are also 18,000 same-sex marriages which are not at issue in this case. it's easy to say that children would be better off in that relationship but if you have heterosexual relationships permitted in california and marriages between persons of the same sex, it doesn't change where the children will be raised. if a child is a product
grew up in many an environment -- in an environment where we did tend to look to the west for support or help, but i have a lot of friends who grew up on the other side of the divide who don't see the u.s. the way my friends or my family do. but inevitably, america's a superpower, and it comes with sharp elbows sometimes and big motorcades and big fortresses as embassies. and that can be a bit grating on the local population. so it was really interesting or perhaps, um, revealing for me to be on the other side all of a sudden. it's just a totally different prism through which to look at the issue, to look at the eshoo, the to look at my own country. and i arrived, you know, i'm in the convoy, and i'm sitting there in the convoy and just a few cars ahead of me is another car in that same motorcade surrounded by security escort. this is the secretary of state, and there is jeffrey feldman, um, who is now assistant secretary of state at the state department who used to be ambassador to beirut, and it was his convoy that used to annoy people in beirut, that used to annoy me when i was stu
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flying about 70 satellites. so we're pretty familiar with the space environment and the risks it entails. as a global fleet operator serving both commercial and government customers, reliability and continuity of service are our highest priorities. whether it's uav operations over afghanistan or the final game of the ncaa tournament or financial statements that have to be transferred securely around the world, um, we know that our customers expect flawless performance. to deliver this level of performance, we have to daily deal with a range of threats. probably a highest priority for us today is radio frequency interference. many times it's accidental, sometimes intentional. space debris and other challenges of space flight, cyber attacks, solar weather, space systems reliability, the fact that we today don't have an affordable technical solution for refueling and repairing satellites on orbit and last but not least, an international launch industry that's far from robust. now, our economy depends on the ability to create and instantly distribute vast amounts of data around the planet. s
to be protectors of the poor, the weak, and the environment. >> i think he's going to challenge all of us to live a deeper life of faith. >> reporter: as dawn broke, eager crowds raced into the square. they saw francis receive the symbols of power -- a lamb's wool stole signifying his status as shepherd of the flock, and the papal fisherman's ring -- gold plated, not the usual solid gold. during mass to an audience that included several world leaders -- [ speaking in foreign language ] -- francis said authentic power is service. and the pope, too, must serve. >> he seems like a very humble man. someone the people can reach out and identify with. >> reporter: in buenos aires where francis was a cardinal, jubilation. they stayed up all night to watch the early morning mass and were rewarded by a phone call from the pontiff, who asked them to take care of one another and pray for him. francis's first job says new york cardinal timothy dolan is to clean up the vatican bureaucracy. >> i think he will choose a strong organization man who can restore some pizzazz and transparency and good ardor to the r
and local authorities that meet globally every year and the networking cities around work and environment, transportation, immigration, security, and a number of other issues. i hadn't heard of it two years ago. i doubt too many people other than that the urban specialists in the room have heard of it. but it is a living organization. most people would say i know what you mean the american conference of mayors, sister cities, maybe. but they pale in the context of the actual inner city organizations literally hundreds of them. some regional, some of national, some with global scope that exist. the forty cities working on forty or fifty eight cities working on global environment doing a better job. mayors running the world. city protocol and new organization, barcelona that shares best practicing clare, the counsel of local authority, the climate alliance. achievings in the nations states are lock up. unable to make any real progress. they are actually doing things important things together, and they do it because when you look at cities, the approach to govern mans, the approach to citize
about it having it here under this environment. there is an amazing opportunity being lost. >> neil: think about if you are looking at the economy turning around and betting on a turnaround you would use that money and invest in equipment, new shops. what a lot of these companies tend to do is boost their dividend, buy back stock, take out a competitor but they don't expand? >> one of the problems with apple it's got a problem because it's too successful. you want to be careful that you don't do something with it. apple can't sell more iphones by spending more money. it needs to avoid making acquisitions, cisco bought the flip camera business and it was a disaster because the company was under pressure to spend the money. the fact of sitting on the money is how well they are doing. >> i would say this is a big debate in corporate america. imelt addressed it in a world that you have to worry about terrorism you need to keep a lot of cash on hand. >> neil: sit good or bad sign to you? >> it's not good. tax reform would help, but i assure you apple is not afraid of repay tree eighting
, very threatening environment, it's very black out here, very dark. bill: a child escaping a crash, but finding herself in new danger when she's forced to find help in the dead of night. heather: and the future of the republican party, karl rove weighing in, why he is saying, don't give up just yet. bill: 10:30 in new york. karl rove over the weekend arguing that the republican party isn't over just yet, shooting down any suggestion that the party is past its praoeup. >> let's be clear, before we assign the republican party to the dust bin of history, 30 out of 50 governors in the united states are republicans. republicans have elected in 2010 the largest number of state legislators since 1920. the majority of state legislators are republicans. we have two robust parties, each with their own problems. the republican party has its problems, the democratic party has its problems and we are likely to see a competitive, political environment for decades to come. bill: i want to talk about this with former arizona senator jon kyl, a fox news contributor. welcome back here. >> thanks, go
and the children they may create and raise in the best environment. >> reporter: the second case challenges defense of marriage act, blocks federal recognition of same-sex couples in states they are allowed to marry. edie windsor had to pay $363,000 in estate taxes when her partner died. >> i couldn't believe they were making a stranger of the person i lived with and loved for 42 something live. >> president obama now calls the law unconstitutional. house republicans are defending it in court. a new pew research center shows the majority of americans now support gay marriage. researchers say it shows the largest change in opinions on a policy issue in a decade. in washington i'm danielle lee, nbc news. >>> moving on to business, shares in yahoo! hit a new 52-week high this morning. the company bought a new startup as well. scott mcgrew joins us. you were thinking about young ceos but in this case very young. >> he just turned 18. he invented something, he and as a 17-year-old. yahoo! bought his company lock, stock, and barrel. we don't know the exact price but it's in the few tens of millions of do
and to the children that they may create and raise in the best environment. >> reporter: despite the snow, people are camped at the supreme court to get inside for tomorrow's argument. >> i have a lot of gay friends. i don't think they should be denied the right to marry the person they love. >> chief justice roberts set aside a seat for his cousin, a lesbian, who wants theo justice to declare the ban unconstitutional. chris and sandy raised four boys and want to marry. >> we love each other and we want to marry. we want to experience societal acceptance. >> reporter: their case to be heard as most in america do accept same-sex marriage. torment prop 8 arguments. on wednesday it's arguments about the federal defense of marriage act that denies federal benefits including tax benefits to same-sex couples who are married in states that allow that. let's go live to cheryl hurd in san francisco for tonight's same-sex marriage rally. cheryl? >> reporter: steve, the fight for gay marriage is being heard all over the bay area. as you can see they are preparing for a marsh that starts in the castro and wi
creation," pope benedict xvi called upon the faithful, and i quote -- "to protect the environment and to safeguard natural resources and the climate, while at the same time taking into due account the solidarity we owe to those living in the poorer areas of our world and to future generations." in his inaugural mass this morning, pope francis said, and i quote -- "please, i would like to ask all those who have positions of responsibility in economic, political and social life and all men and women of goodwill, let us be protectors of creation, protectors of god's plannen scribed in nature -- plan inscribed in nature, protectors of one another and of the environment. as early news reports indicated, the new pope chose his papal name, francis, out of respect for st. francis' sense of obligation to god's creation, and he noted in one of his very earliest comments that our relationship with god's creation is not so good right now. and of course, the pope is not the only one. ecumenical patriot remark bartholomew 1 of constantinople, the spiritual leader of orthodox christians, urges u
. whether for me or others in lebanon. i grew up in an environment where we did tend to look to the west for support, or help. but i have a lot of friends who grew up on the other side of the divide who don't see the u.s. the way my friends or my family do. but inevitably america is a superpower and it comes with sharp elbows sometimes and big motorcades and big force tresses as embassies and that can be a bit -- grating on the local population. so it was interesting or perhaps revealing for me to be on the other side all of a sudden. it's just a totally different prism through which to look at my open country. so i'm sitting there in the cop vow, and just a few cars ahead of me is another car in the same motorcade surrounded by security escorts, and there is the secretary of state, and there is jeffrey feldman, who is now assistant secretary of state who used to be ambassador to beirut, and it was his convoy that used to annoy people in beirut. used to annoy me when is was stuck at an intersection waiting for him to drive through. and i think it's always worth remembering that you have
certain obligations and i think we're going to have to reassess. the environment has changed. if there's still time far two-state solution we're on the last leg. >> warner: why the last leg? >> israelis and arabs no longer believe in the two-state solution. >> warner: during our recent trip in january, we found many palestinians who've lost belief in the peace process. nasser hantuni owns birds of peace, a pet shop just inside the west bank. he works in site of the security wall israel erected during second palestinian intifada, or uprising, in the early 2000s. >> ( translated ): we feel very frustrated. for the past 20 to 22 years we've had hope in negotiations and yet there are no concrete results on the ground and still we haven't reached peace. all we sue is more settlements, the wall, checkpoints, closures and constraints over the palestinians. 90% of us have lost hope of reaching a peaceful solution with the israelis. >> warner: do you think that there's a possibility that if nothing happens on the peace front more violence will break out? >> it could be, yes. it is a valid alter
produce new life he said it's just common sense a man and woman would provide a better environment than two mothers or two fathers. i asked if he would oppose gay couple that's want to have had children. >> not saying it should be illegal that have but we should not enshrine in the law of principle a child does not deserve a mother and a father. >> this week the leading group of pediatricians saying there is no evidence that sexual orientation of parents has impact on the child. >> in spite of the fact they face challenges in schools and prejudices from the world those children are still turning out just equally well adjusted and happy, equally successful in school, in life. >> he disagrees saying if high court does legalize gay marriage his fear is that it will end the institution of marriage. >> i fear people will not be interested in marrying anymore. marriage will be irrelevant vent he added the church will suffer. >> if what we're teaching is bigotry and discrimination we're not going to be allowed to do that. >> believing if church teachings are backward it will impact the church-
people together. partly it was the environment and the sicks that we had to confront -- circumstances that we had to cold front. as nk what has changed is she said we would work longer weeks and people were there for longer periods of time. the venues for communication were at hand. she will remember this well. we used to have two lunch tables that were just for senators and you sit family style. people would have lunch together. for whatever reason that lunchroom was closed. we used to have social events where we getting together and one was around our spouses and we would salute our spouses. we would do things like that. people now leave washington more routinely on thursday or fridays and they don't come back until monday or tuesday. you are left to combovepb on wednesday. you condition govern a country as big and sophisticated a this is. they were in session for 11 days in february. partly, we have to ground the airplane. you have to stay here. i like the suggestion that maybe what we out to do is have blocks of time where you don't go home. you're there from january to june then
, they're trying to do their job, and they've created an open environment, an environment envisioned in our constitution, but they're finding themselves falling, if you will, back on this whole question of you've got to hit certain numbers, af gyou've goto force the numbers. that was legitimate for the supreme court. this is a president who picks people to promote because they support his ideology rather than the rule of law. >> this is a man headed up the civil rights division at which the inspector general concluded there's a racial hostility within that department that remains deeply divided over whether cases enforcing rights under the voting rights laws should ever be brought or should be brought with any consistency, where the victims in those voting cases are white and the defendants are black. that's under mr. perez and even some on the left have been saying, enough is enough. eric holder personally needs to answer for that ig's report. although it's gotten very scant coverage. so do you believe that that is a potential issue for mr. perez on his confirmation to head up the l
the environment. we don't have the kids on corner fifth of jack dan will itself. >> sewed by businesses and safe businesses, there is no violence here because this is legal but there used to be violence in places like this. violent crime is why america ended 90 years of alcohol prohibition. >> we created organized crime. it organize well before prohibition. >> john: here is the murder rate about 80 years ago, it rose when alcohol was banned and dropped when it was legal again. >> if we want to do away with drug laws and say let adults do what they do, we know statistically the drug usage numbers are going to skyrocket. >> john: but we don't know that. they would think drug abuse would be rampant. portugal did he criminalized all drugs and the number of abusers did not skyrocket. >> people talk about portugals a success, it's actually a blatant failure. >> john: we went to portugal. he is just wrong. this man is portugal's drug czar 15 years ago, hair win users shot up on the streets and instead of doing what we've done they tried something different. they decriminalized every drug. crack, heroin
to reflect the global security environment. the military, and the growing budget, currently the current strategy as well. starting with the strategic guidance issued in january 2012. it seems that we are falling into a trap of creating strategies entirely on how quickly we can cut defense budgets rather than as a result give an honest assessment. i am very much concerned. i always thought that the major mission of the federal government is to protect the homeland. we have to get back to that mentality and recognize the threat and you guys are in the right position to do that. thank you, mr. chairman. >> thank you, senator. admiral? >> chairman, ranking member, members of the committee. thank you very much for taking time to hear from myself, general jacoby and general kelly. i always say that i feel safe when i'm with a big marine general and a big army general. it is probably the safest and i could be up your wet. thank you for having us and putting us together for this panel. as the chairman mentioned, rounding out for years in my current position. before that i was lucky enough to b
for a strong working environment for middle class. we have a different vision on how to get there. one is a government run or government -- where things are dictated from healthcare to regulations. those are the kinds of things i believe stifle growth. i'm part of our freshman group working on regulatory reform. we are going to talk about that. is not take away the ability for someone to take away the pea, -- epa, but it helps those affected by it. there are real business affected. regulations are cutting -- the best way to help this country is to get washington in that so that it is -- so our free-trade agreements can work, so that our products can be sold overseas. free-trade trade is what we need to be part of. follow up onter, your syrian comments, "so you are against sending troops to syria?" said. that's not what i we have to figure out what is the proper role for us to play in syria. again, a comment i heard this morning -- what do we have a un for if it is completely useless ? i agree that right now, the un is basically useless in this situation. here is one thing that is ,mazi
. but this is what you expect from the federal government. your education, roads, bridges, a healthy environment, and what's mandated by the constitution, our armed forces to protect us. but this is where it gets really scary. all of this blue part here for medicare, social security is what we take in. in other words, all of our cash on hand, if you will, the money that you pay the federal government every time you get a paycheck or pay your income taxes, this is all devoted to medicare, medicaid, social security. in other words, everything else, your education, the environment, our roads, bridges, ports, armed forces all of that money to pay for that basically is borrowed. it's just borrowed, or worse just printed. this is the sad reality that we are facing today. but with republican house leadership and working with democrats who are actually willing to come to the table and compromise and not just work with us, work for you, we can save social security and medicare. by the way, when you hear democrats, or see the videos of them throwing your grandmother off a cliff or telling you that republi
. it addresses the need for a national military strategy to reflect the global security environment. the military, and the growing budget, currently the current strategy as well. starting with the strategic guidance issued in january 2012. it seems that we are falling into a trap of creating strategies entirely on how quickly we can cut defense budgets rather than as a result give an honest assessment. i am very much concerned. i always thought that the major mission of the federal government is to protect the homeland. we have to get back to that mentality and recognize the threat and you guys are in the right position to do that. thank you, mr. chairman. >> thank you, senator. admiral? >> chairman, ranking member, members of the committee. thank you very much for taking time to hear from myself, general jacoby and general kelly. i always say that i feel safe when i'm with a big marine general and a big army general. it is probably the safest and i could be up your wet. thank you for having us and putting us together for this panel. as the chairman mentioned, rounding out for years in my curren
america's role in the world and it rapidly changing strategic environment, and about america's interests looking forward. and finally i would add the qualification for today's discussion. unlike most former holders of high office in washington, he has been willing over and over again to step outside conventional wisdom when the issue warranted it, taking some risks with his own reputation. general mcmaster is one of a very come one of the most prominent of a very small, very elite, very important class of individuals who have earned the title warrior soldier. he, too, has been willing to critically examine the past, and has done so with such power that rather than ended his military career, the work is ultimately advanced it. his ph.d thesis contained widely influential book, dereliction of duty, lyndon johnson, robert mic, the joint chiefs mic, the joint chiefs of staff, and the lies that led to vietnam. i think the title gives you some idea of his appetite for straight talk. is equally known for brilliance as a combat commander, earning a silver star for leadership in the 1991 gulf war
to recognize them in courses. the tunnel was designed to blend with the surrounding environment rather than having a big facade that says "tunnel" we designed the concrete and portals to look just hike the rock that is naturally occurring. >> the party will start at 11:00 this morning at the entrance of the tunnels and politicians and government workers will be there. they also tried to invite all the local resident whose play add role in creating this tunnel making sure it happened. they will start the process of opening it and diverting traffic into it tonight after the ribbon cutting the they are not exactly sure what time it will be opened. they have a wide window because it is an effort but it will be open and available and ready for use for tomorrow's commute in the morning. >> thank you, aimy. the project has been a long time coming as we said with work going at the site six years ago in march of 2007 at south portal. the bridges were completed 18 mes later. then the crews punched through the tunnel and then completed the excavation. in january of 2011 that occurred. finally, today t
then called the police. >> she walked quite a distance in a very, very threatening environment. very black out here. very dark. it's very steep and it's brushy and there is also coyotes in the background. >> sad to say the little girl's father died. she was flown to a hospital. reportedly she is okay. the chp is investigating whether alcohol was involved in that crash. >>> police have arrested a woman in connection with a hit and run that killed a bicyclist in oakland over the weekend. police found the victim on parolta street around 10:20 saturday night. the driver went back to the scene a couple hours later and was taken into custody. investigators have not told us the names of either the victim or that driver. >>> according to the new york times the cia has been helping arab governments send weapons to syrian rebels. the newspaper says the air lift of weapons expanded significantly late last year. cia officers helped them shop for weapons including a large purchase from cover asia. >>> experiment bioterrorism labs could be doing more harm than good. kyla campbell is in our washington, d.c.
environment may also be may, in, such that we the future, rely, as i mentioned at oxford and here again today, on more traditional means of counter-terrorism. it really is the case that armed conflict, targeted legal force, should be regarded as extraordinary and an extraordinary state of affairs to deal with an existing threat came to government grapple with over 12 years ago. almost 12 years ago. i think there is a current debate that deserves a lot of attention, and people in congress, in washington, need to have this discussion, but as i tried to lay out this morning, i see some real practical legal problems. i will take one more question. yes, sir, gentleman in the red tie. i am sorry i missed anyone who has had their hand up. >> i wonder if you could say a of of about the capture wing the test. separately and operating question, and how you create incentive for agencies to develop a greater ability to capture in the future? >> thank you for asking that. i fail to make a point that i wanted to make earlier, which is that when you talk about talk feasibility of capture, those are not nece
a distance in a very, very threatening environment. very black out here. very dark. it's very steep and it's brushy and there is also coyotes in the background. >> sad to say the little girl's father died. she was flown to a hospital. reportedly she is okay. the chp is investigating whether alcohol was involved in that crash. >>> police have arrested a woman in connection with a hit and run that killed a bicyclist in oakland over the weekend. police found the victim on parolta street around 10:20 saturday night. the driver went back to the scene a couple hours later and was taken into custody. investigators have not told us the names of either the victim or that driver. >>> according to the new york times the cia has been helping arab governments send weapons to syrian rebels. the newspaper says the air lift of weapons expanded significantly late last year. cia officers helped them shop for weapons including a large purchase from cover asia. >>> experiment bioterrorism labs could be doing more harm than good. kyla campbell is in our washington, d
people together. i think partly it was the circumstances and the environment we had to confront. devissive had very times. the schedule has changed a lot. we would work longer weeks and people were there for a longer period of time. the venues for communication were much more readily at hand. we had -- we used to have two lunch tables that are just for senators and you'd is it family style and people would have lunch together. and for whatever reason that lunchroom was closed. we used to have social events where we get together and one was around our spouses and we'd salute or spouse. we'd do things like that. but i think the single biggest thing people leave washington so much more routinely on thursday or friday and don't come back till monday or tuesday and you are left to govern on wednesday. you can't govern a country as big and sophisticated as this one is one or two days a week. they have been in session 11 days in february which we've got to ground the airplane. we're going to have to say you're going to have to stay here. maybe what we ought to do is have blocks of tim
-chairs heard of the need for an environment of intellectual curiosity that encourages innovation. so, third, i want to hold hack-a-thons in tax-heavy cities like san francisco, austin, denver and new york to forge relationships with developers and stay on the cutting edge. fourth, once our new operation is up and running, we'll embark on a data and digital road show to demonstrate what campaigns and state parties can do to enhance their own operations. the report recommended getting early buy-in from all partners. fifth, we'll upgrade gop.com as a platform, redesigning it to better utilize social media and serve an increasingly mobile audience. sixth, we're going to be setting up an rnc field office in the san francisco area. as we learned with visits to the silicon valley and conversations with top tech firms, many of the best minds are on the other side of the country. having an office there will make it easier for technologynologists -- technologists to join in our efforts and serve as a hub for our data and digital political training. by doing all of this, we'll enter 2014 and 2016 with a
francis called on world leaders to protect the poor as well as protect the environment. >>> tens of thousands currently without power this morning after a massive hail storm hit the south. at least two people were killed and one final winter blast before the start of the spring season tomorrow. much of the northeast hit with snow, sleet, and hail. some areas in new england could see more than a foot of snow. >>> and the producers of the cable mini series "the bible" say it is utter nonsense their satan character resembles the president. in fact, he was playing satan long before barack obama was elected president. the history channel network saying it is unfortunate anyone made this false connection. use neosporin to help you heal. it kills germs so you heal four days faster neosporin. also try neosporin eczema essentials. plays a key role throughout our lives. one a day women's 50+ is a complete multivitamin designed for women's health concerns as we age. it has 7 antioxidants to support cell health. one a day 50+. it has 7 antioxidants to support cell health. your chance to rise
environment, they created an awful lot of jobs-- not the whole solution, but a big contributor. >> suarez: maureen smith has seen the hard times making people creative. >> i just think people are trying new things. i know a lot of people in their 30s who can find no work for what they went to college for. now they're looking at opening businesses in other things, not what they're trained in. >> we're transporting you back in time. >> suarez: smith took a chance. she had a long career doing hair for movie and tv productions. between shoots, she was hairdressing in a market stall, and figured it was time to move indoors. she took over a lease from a closing business, recruited a bunch of friends with their own small businesses, and far from the university has created her own small business incubator. customers get their hair and makeup done, buy vintage clothes and vintage deÉcor, from five other vendors in her little shop, who help her cover the rent. she's a good news story, she says, following her dream. but she worries about all the irish who once again, as in times past, have had to l
was gonna be this way ♪ >> it helped to create an environment of acceptance where more and more gays and lesbians came out of the closet. the six friends may have all been straight, but more and more americans have friends that are not. and that's what's changed dramatically over the past few years. consider this -- a new cnn poll shows 57% of americans say they have a family member or close friend who's gay. that's a huge jump from just a few years ago and almost double what it was 20 years ago. >> i pronounce you legally married. >> and as those numbers have changed, so has support for same-sex marriage. our cnn poll shows 53% of americans now say these marriages should be recognized as valid. that's up from 40% in 2007. you could call it the portman effect. >> i'm announcing today a change of heart on an issue that a lot of people feel strongly about that has to do with gay couples' opportunity to marry. >> last week ohio republican senator rob portman became the first sitting republican senator to publicly support same-sex marriage a change of heart he says after his son came out
environment. >> i am glad you brought up the fact that you're dealing with the c.r.'s. it has been suggested that this is on you. let's take the timeout the last three years. was it your idea to pass a 14- day continuing resolution or a 21-day continuing resolution? or a seven-day, 165-day, a one- day, a six-day? how you run a government or a branch of government with c.r.'s that go for that short amount of time? how do you adequately budget for that? >> it is very difficult. we err on the side of being conservative, as we have here, to make sure we are not deficient at the end of any given continuing resolution. it is difficult. we are a very large operation. we are taking in over 400,000 people a year. and if it has to go on for the full year. when you are in an environment where you do not know what your budget is going to be on the various marks and the house and the senate are different, when you are looking at sequestration, it is a challenge and you do your best under the circumstances to come up with the right answer. >> as you went through the releases and you sit here today, do you
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